Review Committee Outcomes
Recommendations and reports on the outcomes of the Campus Named Spaces Review Committee’s work are listed below.
Nov. 13, 2020
The research team reviewed 23 buildings and one landmark in the fall of 2020, identifying one major concern.
Nov. 20, 2020
In the fall of 2020, the committee submitted its initial findings and recommendations. This report set the framework for the work of the committee and the principles guiding it.
May 13, 2021
In the spring of 2021, the research team reviewed 19 named campus spaces. No major concerns were identified.
December 10, 2021
In the fall of 2021, the research team reviewed seven named spaces on campus, identifying one major concern.
May 9, 2022
In the spring of 2022, the research team reviewed eight named campus spaces. No major concerns were identified, but some recommendations were submitted. This completed the review of all existing named campus spaces and landmarks.
Based on the recommendations of the committee, the Lincoln Statue was moved from the Centennial Student Union to an exhibit space in the Memorial Library.
Lincoln Statue Relocation Press Release
After recommendation from the University community and research by the committee, Highland Center North dance studio (HC 225) was named in honor of the University’s first black female professor and dance program founder, Florence Cobb.
Florence Cobb Dance Studio Dedication Press Release
After recommendation from the University Student Government and Dakota language instructor Glenn Wasicuna and research by the committee, CSU 108, an area previously known as the Lincoln Lounge, was formally named Wambdi Wapaha to honor the Dakota Nation.